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Energy Companies and Market Reform: How Deregulation Went Wrong

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by Jeremiah D. Lambert

During the last two decades, deregulation and restructuring were widely expected to transform the nationí__í_íšs energy industries, bringing more competitive pricing and abundant, reliable energy to the public. Instead, consumers and investors in the post-Enron era have suffered losses measured in the billions, attributable to market-rigging, accounting fraud, and business plans that were doomed to fail.

In this in-depth look at the latest era of greed, Jeremiah Lambert explains how the leaders of these companies schemed, collaborated, or ignored the obvious signs that signaled the oncoming failures of well-established energy companies.

Benefits

  • What reforms are necessary in corporate accounting and reporting
  • The consequences of corporate boards that blindly rubber-stamp company policies
  • Insight into poorly designed deregulation and the nightmare consequences for the public

267 Pages/Hardcover/2006
ISBN10 10-87814-791-8

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by Jeremiah D. Lambert

During the last two decades, deregulation and restructuring were widely expected to transform the nationí__í_íšs energy industries, bringing more competitive pricing and abundant, reliable energy to the public. Instead, consumers and investors in the post-Enron era have suffered losses measured in the billions, attributable to market-rigging, accounting fraud, and business plans that were doomed to fail.

In this in-depth look at the latest era of greed, Jeremiah Lambert explains how the leaders of these companies schemed, collaborated, or ignored the obvious signs that signaled the oncoming failures of well-established energy companies.

Benefits

  • What reforms are necessary in corporate accounting and reporting
  • The consequences of corporate boards that blindly rubber-stamp company policies
  • Insight into poorly designed deregulation and the nightmare consequences for the public

267 Pages/Hardcover/2006
ISBN10 10-87814-791-8

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